Thursday, April 30, 2009

Baked Elbow Macaroni with Italian Sausage and Peppers

I tried this tonight and it was so good I recommend it to all.

13.25 oz Heartland Whole Wheat Elbow Macaroni
3 T olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 medium onion, chopped
2 green bell peppers diced
2 red bell peppers diced
1 T dried and chopped
4 cups spaghetti sauce
1 lb. Italian sausage cooked
2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese, divided
1 cup Parmesan cheese grated, divided


1. Cook the Macaroni according to package directions
2. Preheat oven to 350
3. Heat olive oil in a large skillet. Add the sausage until cooked then add garlic, onion, peppers
and basil and saute 3 minutes, add the sauce and simmer 5 minutes
4. Spread 1 cup of the sauce mixture into the bottom of a 13X9 pan. Layer 1/2 of the elbow macaroni, 1/2 of the sauce mixture, 1 cup of mozzarella and 1/2 cup Parmesan. Repeat
5. Bake 25 minutes. Let stand 10 minutes before serving
Serves 5-7

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